Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon and the sanitisation of public life

4 September 2018 17:27

Well done, New Yorker, you have just empowered the mob. You have boosted the moral standing and arrogance of those…

The pointlessness of banning Bannon

4 September 2018 16:12

Under David Remnick’s editorship, the New Yorker has become stronger than ever during a period where many titles have collapsed. So you’d think…

The BBC gave Steve Bannon a platform – and it was fascinating

24 May 2018 13:50

If the BBC really is, as Steve Bannon says, a communications department of the global elite, they messed up badly…

Steve Bannon: Brexit is down to Nigel Farage

14 March 2018 18:20

During the EU referendum, there was a fierce rivalry not just between Leave and Remain but between the two groups…

Donald Trump unleashes fire and fury on Steve Bannon

3 January 2018 21:08

Forget North Korea for a moment — President Donald J Trump today launched a devastating assault on Steve Bannon, his…

The ominous political genius of Steve Bannon

26 August 2017 9:03

In his fateful interview with Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect, Steve Bannon’s remarks about taking a tougher stand on…

The Trump revolution is devouring its own children

20 August 2017 9:22

Steve Bannon is out. H.R McMaster is in. It’s now starting to dawn upon some of Donald Trump’s most ardent…

Is Donald Trump now at war with Trumpism?

18 August 2017 21:15

Ding dong Steve Bannon is gone – and all the liberal world order is cock-a-hoop. As Democrat congressman Tim Ryan…

Yet again, Trump’s presidency has conformed to a Saturday Night Live sketch

18 August 2017 19:10

The statement from the White House makes little attempt to disguise what happened. ‘White House Chief of Staff John Kelly…

Trump’s presidency will stain America for years to come

15 August 2017 16:45

It is amazing what a crowd – or a basket – of deplorables can do. Sometimes they can even strip…

Why it’s a shame Steve Bannon is being sidelined

23 April 2017 11:00

There were three reasons why I so badly wanted Donald Trump to win the US presidential election. One was that…

Donald Trump is listening to his generals – and that’s great news for Britain

16 April 2017 11:00

‘Great Britain has lost an Empire and not yet found a role’. Fifty-five years on, Dean Acheson’s remark has not…

Donald Trump turns on Steve Bannon

12 April 2017 13:05

Steve Bannon fast became the most powerful person in the world you’ve never heard of. The man behind the Breitbart…

Has Steve Bannon been sidelined?

5 April 2017 18:13

Perhaps Steve Bannon isn’t quite as all-powerful within the Trump administration as everybody believed. He’s just been removed from the…

Ken Loach’s Bafta’s diatribe shows he is stuck in the past

13 February 2017 10:49

Ken Loach, who seems to defy the rule that you get more right-wing as you get older, used his Bafta acceptance…

Trump’s foreign policy seems designed to terrify everyone – including his own government

9 February 2017 17:13

‘Plan, prepare, and train for the outbreak of chaos,’ says al Qaeda’s handbook, The Management of Savagery, a blueprint for…

A Donald-Boris alliance would be good for Brexit

9 January 2017 12:02

It’s a shame that protocol, being protocol, prevents Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson from meeting President-elect Donald Trump during his trip…

The looming presence of Trump’s son-in-law follows a troubling pattern

18 November 2016 16:59

For all the top jobs being dished out by Donald Trump, there’s one figure close to the president-elect that worries…

Donald Trump’s latest White House appointment is shockingly conventional

13 November 2016 22:40

The news that Donald Trump has appointed Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee Chairman, as his Chief of Staff is…

How Breitbart hijacks right-wing populism

17 August 2016 16:43

The news that Donald Trump’s new campaign manager is Steve Bannon, head of the right-wing media site Breitbart, has shocked…